Archive: ufc

Dec 30, 2013 7:45 am

VIDEO | Rousey explains why she skipped handshake

“Like I said in the interview, I went to 30 different countries in judo and I got booed everywhere. Getting cheers is something new to me, and I really feel being the good guy and acting all perfect, it leaves no room for error. I don’t want to have to be stuck in that perfect...

Dec 30, 2013 7:15 am

Poirier: Brandao said he would stab me in the neck

By Evan Stoumbelis This Saturday fans got to see a great night of fights with UFC 168. In kicking off the main card on PPV Dustin Poirier knocked out Diego Brandao in the first round. For those that didn’t watch the weigh ins Brandao weighed in 8 pounds over the featherweight limit of 145 pounds....

Dec 30, 2013 7:13 am

QUICK TWITT | Fighters React To Silva’s Leg Break

On Saturday night we witnessed one of the most gruesome injuries in MMA history. And it happened to a legend. In his bid to regain his UFC middleweight title, Anderson Silva, fell in the second round when he broke his leg during a checked leg kick. The man considered to be the greatest fighter of...


Dec 28, 2013 11:41 pm

Anderson Silva Rushed to Hospital for Emergency Surgery

Despite suffering a vicious loss against Chris Weidman at UFC 162, Anderson Silva still walked into the octagon as a favorite and was riding a wave of momentum as the crowd cheered him on from the opening seconds. “The Spider” lost all of that momentum almost immediately when Weidman dropped him in the first with...

Dec 28, 2013 11:31 pm

A Broken ‘Leg’acy

Anderson Silva’s fights have almost always been something special. Whether he’s dancing around like a violent Fred Astaire, curiously refusing to engage a fighter who seemingly poses no threat, or using Matrix-like movements to dodge a punch by millimeters before unleashing a brutal onslaught of strikes, Anderson Silva always gives us something to talk about....

Dec 28, 2013 10:10 pm

.gif | Anderson Silva Breaks Leg In Half During Main Event (Replay)

Anderson Silva broke his leg while kicking Chris Weidman tonight in the UFC 168 main event. This gruesome ordeal is unfortunate, but for those who really want to see it, we have the animated .gif of the entire thing. Just jump to page 2. Warning graphic! (Make the jump to page 2 now)

Dec 28, 2013 8:15 pm

UFC 168 Results: Browne Brutally Stops Barnett In One Minute

Travis Browne just sent a message to every single heavyweight in the UFC that he’s here to stay. They met in the middle of the octagon and neither man shied away from throwing heavy shots. Barnett tried to pin Browne against the cage and work the clinch, but Browne was having none of it and...

Dec 28, 2013 7:42 pm

UFC 168 Results: Miller Submits Camoes In First Round With An Armbar

Fabricio Camoes brought the Brazilian-heavy crowd to life after a successful start to the first round. Camoes got the better of Jim Miller while standing after repeatedly catching him with clean significant shots from a distance. Camoes controlled where the fight went and whenever Miller was backed against the cage, Miller would eat a couple...

Dec 28, 2013 7:25 pm

UFC 168 Results: Poirier Punishes Brandao For Missing Weight, Wins By TKO In Round 1

Dustin Poirier and Diego Brandao met in the middle of the octagon and didn’t hold back from throwing dangerous strikes right from the start. The fight was fairly even except for the fact that Dustin Poirier was landing the more fight-threatening shots. Diego Brandao was doing a decent job at changing levels but the majority...

Dec 28, 2013 6:52 pm

UFC 168 Results: Hall wins, Leben quits between rounds

The final bout on the ‘UFC 168: Silva vs. Weidman’ FOX Sports 1 prelims card delivered in a big way. With both men in a must-win situation, it was Uriah Hall who rose to the challenge with a stunning doctor stoppage win over Chris Leben. The fight started promising for middleweight Uriah Hall, who landed...

Dec 28, 2013 6:28 pm

UFC 168 Results: Johnson K.O.’s Tibau In Second With Vicious Punches

Lightweights Michael Johnson and Gleison Tibau put on an exciting fight, with the majority of the two rounds taking place on the feet. Johnson was able to secure the first finish of the FOX Sports 1 preliminary card special in the second frame when he caught Tibau with a big right hook and followed it...

Dec 28, 2013 6:07 pm

UFC 168 Results: Siver kicks his way to a unanimous decision

Siver vs. Gamburyan had blood, kicks, kicks and more kicks. Yes the fight had plenty of Dennis Siver’s signature kicks. During the stand up portion of the fight, Siver landed leg kicks and body kicks at will. Throw in a few takedowns from each fighter and the result is a Dennis Siver win via unanimous...

Dec 28, 2013 5:40 pm

UFC 168 Results: Howard’s takedowns lead to a decision win

The first televised preliminary fight featured welterweights John Howard and Siryar Bahadurzada. Round one started with both fighters testing the stand up game. Each man came close to connecting with wild punches. Howard secured a takedown with about 1:30 left in the round. The takedown most likely won the round for Howard. Round two looked...

Dec 28, 2013 10:05 am

‘UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II’ Main Card Play-By-Play and Live Results

Tonight on pay-per-view the UFC brings us their annual year-end blockbuster with ‘UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II’. In typical fashion, BJPENN.COM will be bringing fight fans live and up-to-the-minute updates from the evenings action. If you cannot make the pay-per-view broadcast just follow along with us here for your blow-by-blow and round-by-round updates. (Looking...

Dec 28, 2013 9:59 am

‘UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II’ Preliminary Card Play-By-Play and Live Results

Tonight on pay-per-view the UFC brings us their annual year-end blockbuster with ‘UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II’. In typical fashion, BJPENN.COM will be bringing fight fans live and up-to-the-minute updates from the evenings action. If you cannot make the BJPENN.COM free prelims broadcast or the rest of the fight card just follow along with...

Dec 28, 2013 9:45 am

Watch Tonight’s UFC 168 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Immediately following tonight’s pay-per-view event, BJPENN.COM will be hosting a live and free stream of the evening’s post-fight press conference. UFC 168 goes down tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the main event Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva square off in a rematch that will determine the UFC middleweight championship....

Dec 28, 2013 9:26 am

Live On BJPENN.COM: UFC Special Press Conference Tonight 3PM PT

The UFC announced today that it will be holding a special press conference prior to UFC 168 on Saturday, December 28 at 6:00pm/3:00pm ETPT. UFC 168 features two rematches between middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva and between women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate.  The first preliminary bout is set to begin...

Dec 28, 2013 9:19 am

Anderson Silva Fights For His Legacy

Fedor Emelianenko was, at one time, the best fighter competing in the sport of MMA. He had over thirty wins with no real defeats, and the manner in which he won his fights made him seem like something out of a comic book, rather than a regular old mortal man. Case in point: When he...

Dec 28, 2013 8:49 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC 168 Headliner Chris Weidman Enjoys Steak Dinner Night Before Fight

When you’re the man who dethroned ‘The Spider’ you instantly garner some additional swag. Which is why it should come as no surprise to anyone that UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, enjoyed a nice steak dinner from the very posh STK restaurant in Las Vegas just one evening before his first title defense. Check it:...

Dec 28, 2013 8:29 am

Anderson Silva’s Coaches Claim A Lack Of Motivation Caused Chris Weidman Loss

Anderson Silva, who faces UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman tonight, can prove a lot tomorrow night. Was the first fight a fluke? Is he still at the top of his game? Does he have the motivation to stay at the top level? Silva’s coaches believe the latter may be the biggest issue. According to Diogenes...

Dec 28, 2013 8:28 am

Dana White: Tate Beating Rousey Will Be Second Biggest Upset Ever

What is the biggest upset in MMA history? Fabricio Werdum baiting Fedor Emelianenko into a triangle to end his ten-year reign? Chris Wiedman knocking out Anderson Silva? Or could it be coming tonight, in the co-main event of UFC 168? If Miesha Tate defeats Ronda Rousey, will that be the biggest upset of all time?...

Dec 28, 2013 8:26 am

Ronda Rousey: I Spent My Whole Life Being The Bad Guy

Ronda Rousey, who faces Miesha Tate in a rematch tonight at UFC 168 recently spoke with MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani in an illuminating interview where Rousey explained why she doesn’t mind being the bad guy. “I spent my entire life being the bad guy. If I hear some boos, I mean, I’ve had some of the...